Here are some of the resources mentioned in the September 10, Facebook Live Event – Essential Chats with Mit: How NASW Leadership Continues Building an Inclusive Community.
During this discussion NASW President Mit Joyner and two newly appointed board members: Dr. Alice Kay Locklear, PhD, MSW, ACSW, Region V Director and Bisrat Abebe, LCSW, LICSW, MA, Region I Director discussed Afghanistan, the dark history of Native American Boarding Schools, Voting Rights, Critical Race Theory, and Climate Change.
Here are some related resources social workers may find helpful.
Native American Resources
National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) https://www.nicwa.org/
Coronavirus -19 Resources (NIVWA) https://www.nicwa.org/coronavirus/
National Indian Education Association (NIEA) https://www.niea.org/
National Indian Child Care Association (NICCA) https://www.facebook.com/NICCA.US/
National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) https://theacademy.sdsu.edu/elearning/icwa-elearning-bias-media-context/story_content/external_files/ApologyCWLA.pdf
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) as a resource for working with Native Americans through cultural competence. https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Identity-and-Cultural-Dimensions/Indigenous
Indian Health Services: (IHS) https://www.ihs.gov/
Current Federal Legislation
Resources from a Previous Discussion
Here are some of the resources mentioned in the March 26 Facebook Live Event — Essential Chats with Mit: A Conversation with Change Agents
- Joanna Bartholomew, M.Ed, MSW, Founder and CEO of O’Hara Developments – Also learn about their non-profit O’Hara Development Partners CDC, Inc. Email: Info@oharadev.com. Read Joanna’s new book, Before You Build: Vol. 1, Building from the Heart of the Community.
- Dr. Tiffany Lane is Founder and CEO of the Inititative Almatine’s Goodies. Learn more about Almatine’s Goodies.
- Jack Brown, MSW, CEO and President of CORE Services. Learn more about CORE Services.
- Hunter Beaton, Founder and CEO of Day 1 Bags. Learn more about Day 1 Bags.